Plant Cell Editorial: Journal Impact, Brave New World

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“Larivière et al. (2016) advocate publishing frequency distribution plots of the citations to provide a clearer view of the underlying data. We agree that showing the underlying frequency distribution of citations “echoes the reasonable requests that journal reviewers and editors make of authors to show their data in justifying the claims made in their papers” (Larivière et al., 2016).”

Read full editorial here: http://www.plantcell.org/content/early/2017/08/25/tpc.17.00680